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From: Thomas Kahle <tom111@...>
Subject: Re: ebuild maintainers
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 13:49:57 +0100
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George, thank you, this was exactly the missing "how to help" bit I
needed. I will contact the sci people later.
Tom

George Shapovalov wrote:
>> There are developers who will commit for you, but I am unsure how to
>> find them (proxy-maint@g.o just goes to masterdriverz and he
>> isn't the only guy doing it).
> Well, considering that ebuild in question is destined for sci-mathematics it 
> makes sense to write to sci, or even better sci-mathematics@g.o and 
> ask for a proxy maintainer. (BTW, at the quick glance your ebuild looked Ok, 
> although I did not look very carefully)
> 
> However I would suggest taking a bit more active stance and going with science 
> overlay. If you are going to be maintaining one package, why not create a 2nd 
> or a 3rd one or pick up some that are still in bugzilla but not in the tree. 
> You may search for the bugs assigned to sci or sci-mathematics that have a 
> maintainer-wanted (or just look through all belonging to these herds) and 
> pick the ones you are interested in. Start by updating/correcting some of 
> them, then ask for the commit rights to science overlay. Eventually you might 
> even want to try becoming a full developer ;).
> 
> George

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